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Innovation application: Assessment and Renovation of Cultural Heritage and Architectural Monuments

Title Assessment and Renovation of Cultural Heritage and Architectural Monuments

 A high quality living environment must be well-maintained, attractive and with specific identity of every location. A unique built-up environment with a high degree of authenticity plays an important role in creating both the national identity and the local identity of the image of the place. The quality of today's cultural heritage and architectural monuments form assessment of the country and the general level of culture in the country of our guests. It makes significant impact on tourism and investment-related flow of investments. To maintain identity, it is necessary to preserve the cultural heritage as an important factor in the quality of human life - to identify, protect, maintain and integrate the material cultural heritage of today's life and promote the understanding of cultural and historical values in society. The work is complex, specific, time consuming and requires relatively high financial investment. For optimization, qualitative preparation for these works is required, involving highly qualified specialists in the process.

Keywords cultural heritage, architectural monuments
Authors Jānis Krastiņš
Department (26002) Arhitektūras vēstures un teorijas katedra
Statistical Classification of Economic Activities, NACE 2 Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
Description of the technology

The Department of History and Theory of Architecture offers:

  • To carry out preventive assessment of projects related to the maintenance and restoration of cultural heritage;
  • To develop recommendations for the restoration and conservation of architectural monuments;
  • To organize and execute architectural and cultural-historical inventory and research of historical buildings.

Fig. 1. The repair and restoration of the Freedom Monument in Riga.

Applications Our services can be used both during the design and the process of maintenance. They are useful for owners of cultural heritage buildings, municipalities, as well as state administrative institutions responsible for cultural monuments.

Application of our services:

  • minimizes costs;
  • ensures the preservation of authenticity;
  • promotes the quality and competitiveness of the living environment.

The services are provided by highly qualified specialists with rich experience.

Technology Readiness Level Actual system proven in operational environment
Partnership offer • Contracts for research and consulting services. • The establishment of a joint ventures.
ID 86
Contact information Linda Šufriča, e-mail: inovacijas@rtu.lv; phone.: 28442736